Dr. Rita Bailey-Roland, CPA, CPC graduated with a BS degree in Accountancy from George Washington University (GWU). She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Professional Life Coach and a Licensed Insurance Broker. She is the Founder and President of Affordable Benefits Solutions (ABS), Inc.
Rita’s successful career in the insurance industry began in 1989. With the death of her mother at age 11, a US Postal employee, Rita noticed the dramatic change in her families’ finances. Because of this observation, she has dedicated her life to helping families understand their employee benefits and prepare for their family’s future.
Darlene Jenkins is a native of Washington, DC. Ms. Jenkins is an Insurance Associate and the Public Relations Liaison for her firm. She has been a licensed insurance broker since 1990; and is one of two trainers with Affordable Benefits Solutions, Inc. In addition, she is also a certified Estate Plan advisor.
Darlene has worked with the Government market since starting as an insurance broker and is a government benefits consultant. She currently has over 1,200 government clients that she services personally and manages over 6,000 clients for her firm.
Darlene has taught and continues to teach several workshops for the Blacks In Government Annual National Training Conference, Federally Employed Women Chapters, AFGE Union Meetings, APWU Postal Conventions, the Department of Air Force and many other federal agencies.
Jovan Walker is an Entrepreneur, Mother, and Spiritual woman with a passion for people. Known as a Financial Coach of Hope, Jovan Walker’s drive and passion to teach financial literacy has led her to become a sought after wealth manager and advisor in the Baltimore DC metropolitan area. A native of Baltimore, Jovan has been featured on countless radio shows and taught many workshops for private and government corporations. She also facilitates in spiritual settings through her economic empowerment ministry.
After serving in the Army with the Military Intelligence Corp, Jovan started investing in real estate at the early age of 20 years old. This early start later led her to a career in financial services. She started coaching and consulting in 2004 primarily in debt elimination and credit restoration. Jovan also specializes in using investment grade real estate to supplement retirement portfolios. Jovan’s most important role is as a mother. She loves spending quality time with her four-year-old daughter, Jaidah.